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Direct and maternal additive and heterotic effects in crossbreeding Hereford, Simmentaler and Afrikaner cattle

  • 1993
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 23
S.J. Schoeman, J.G.E. van Zyl and R. de Wet Page: 61 - 66

Data from purebred and crossbred cattle, consisting of the Hereford (H), Simmentaler (S) Afrikaner (A) breeds, were analysed to estimate breed additive effects, individual heterotic effects, breed maternal and average maternal heterotic effects. The traits studied were birth mass, weaning…

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